Every Iowan in Congress but Rod Blum voted for warrantless surveillance

With the help of every Iowan except for Republican Representative Rod Blum (IA-01), Congress has reauthorized for six years the…

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Steve King Declares Racial Oppression a Thing of the Past

Members of the San Francisco 49ers football team kneel during the national anthem before a game last October. Photo: Keith…

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Four links for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

For some, today’s holiday is just a day off from work or school. But thousands of people will be honoring…

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Weekend open thread: Accountability

Senator Chuck Grassley hit a new low last week in running interference for the White House on the Trump/Russia investigation.…

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The 17 Bleeding Heartland posts that were most fun to write in 2017

Lesson learned in 2017: I still love writing about Iowa politics, even during the worst year I’ve ever observed. But…

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Who Is Viktor Orban, Steve King’s Favorite European Nationalist?

Kremlin.ru/Wikimedia Commons Congressman Steve King, for many months, has made no secret of his admiration for the nationalist leaders of…

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The Steve King / Kim Reynolds Incident

Sorry I am late to the game  on this. The season has been incredibly busy: Like many of you and…

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The Steve King / Kim Reynolds Incident

Sorry I am late to the game  on this. The season has been incredibly busy: Like many of you and…

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The 17 most-viewed Bleeding Heartland posts of 2017

I had mixed feelings about compiling last year’s review of highest-traffic posts. Being hyper-aware of clicks and views can be…

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Recognizing Bleeding Heartland’s talented 2017 guest authors

Bleeding Heartland published 140 guest posts by 81 authors in 2016, a record since the blog’s creation in 2007. I’m…

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